• LXX

    Is the Septuagint A Theological Crime Scene?

    In the spirit of Chanukah, the holiday that marks the cleansing of Greek influence that was imposed on the Jewish people, I will clear up a widespread falsehood. Despite strong objections from conservative Christian apologists, no evidence exists that a pre-Christian Greek translation of Isaiah 7:14 contained the Greek word παρθένος (parthenos); and, as the […]

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    400,000 Variants in the NT Greek Manuscript

    Question: You stated that there are almost 6,000 Greek NT manuscript (around 5778 copies). Among them are 400,000 variants of differences, while there are only 139,000 words in the NT. However, Prof. Bruce Metzger wrote that the NT is 95% reliable when compared to the original manuscript of the New Testament. Answer: Prof. Bruce Metzger was […]

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    Major Difference in the New Let’s Get Biblical Book Series

    Rabbi Singer’s Groundbreaking Two-volume Book Answers Christian Charges Against Judaism! I was recently asked how the newly released, Expanded Edition of the two-volume book, Let’s Get Biblical!, differs from an earlier, single volume Study Guide that bears a strikingly similar name.  These works are vastly different in both scope and substance. After the popular, single […]

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    Evangelizing the Jews

    Preying on the Jews No Sunday services take place in this church. This congregation meets only on Friday evenings and Saturday mornings. You will never see a cross or an altar. Instead, there is an Aron Kodesh (holy ark) with a star of David adorning its velvet cover, and a Bimah (stage for prayer services) in the center of […]

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    Mary’s Genealogy

    Question: I am curious to know what happened during the 400 years or so between the Torah and the New Testament. Also, did the Jews have a king during Roman Era at all, and what was the function of the Sanhedrin? Why do they say Jesus was the king of the Jews? To which Jews […]

  • Dual Prophecy’ and the Virgin Birth

    Question: One of the methods you used in your tape series to refute missionary claims is to point out the context of the prophecy. For example, you point out that the seventh chapter of Isaiah cannot be a prophecy about Jesus’ virgin birth because it suggests that the prophecy was to have been fulfilled in […]

  • ‘But Look at How Believing in Jesus Changed My Life!’

    Question: Dear Rabbi Singer, I am certain that the question will surface somewhere in this general commentary I am making. I hope you will bear with me until the question does arise. For one who has been a Christian all his life, I find your commentaries very compelling and thought provoking, but, at times, dismaying, […]

  • Will God Save Only the Jews?

    Question: Dear Rabbi, I would agree with most of what you said in the above noted commentary [“Has God Divorced Israel? What Is the Meaning of the ‘New Covenant’ Promised in Jeremiah?”], except your broad sense of rejection of when the Lord did or did not establish the new covenant. My overriding concern and question […]

  • The Christian Messiah

    Question: I used to be a Christian and I live in an area that is mainly Christian. I am now trying to live as a Buddhist. I would like information that proves that Jesus was NOT the Christ that the Christians claim. For instance, I do not see the end of war, the lion lying […]

  • What is a Former Christian Minister To Do? Convert?

    Question: Shalom my friend, I am an ordained minister who has been studying the Hebrew roots of Christianity for around 10 years. Over time I have been forced to “unlearn” much of what I inherited and learned at higher levels of education. The bottom line is that much of Christianity is a false faith which […]

  • A Closer Look at the “Crucifixion Psalm”

    Question: Dear Rabbi Singer, I am a Lutheran living in Switzerland and have been reading your web page with interest. I admire your commitment to your faith, yet I am perplexed as to why you so assuredly reject Jesus Christ as your messiah. He came not only for the gentiles, but for the Jews as […]

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    Outreach Judaism Responds to Jews for Jesus

    The central goal of Outreach Judaism is to respond directly and effectively to unyielding Christian missionaries who specifically target Jews for conversion. As overzealous, fundamentalist denominations grow worldwide and Jewish evangelism continues at a feverish pitch, the overwhelming task of Outreach Judaism becomes more vital than ever. puzzling given that whereas our Let’s Get Biblical audio series […]

  • Israel Zolli

    Why did the Chief Rabbi of Rome Convert to Catholicism?

    Question: Dear Rabbi Singer: I understand that the chief Rabbi of Rome, Rabbi Israel Zolli was a devout and serious Orthodox Jew as well as a learned scholar of the Talmud and of Semitic literature. Rabbi Israel Zolli was the Chief Rabbi of Trieste for many years (35, I think) before coming to Rome. I […]

  • Monotheism and Idolatry

    Question: I’m confused. I know that Christianity is pure paganism. I still believe that Yeshua ben Josef from Nazaret is not only the Messiah, but he is God. Not the second part of a three-part- God, but God himself. I am looked down upon because of my belief. I have been buried by my family, […]

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    Coping with Christmas

    Question: Hello, Rabbi. I hope Hashem has been blessing your work and family. As you may recall, I am a former Christian who is now living as a Noahide and considering conversion to Judaism. I am confronted again with the Christian holiday season and am starting to encounter some uncomfortable situations at home since my […]

  • Jewish Genealogy

    Question: I am a Jew descended from and through the tribe of Levi. I live in an area of the country in the State of Montana where there are no rabbis. I have a gentile friend who seems to be somewhat of a biblical theologian. He questions how I know that I am a Levite, […]

  • Why Doesn’t Judaism Have a King? Where is our Messiah?

    Question: Dear Rabbi Singer: I have been a Jewish Christian (Messianic Jew, meshumed, whatever) for 20+ years. I have been attending a Conservative temple recently and my rabbi there lent me your tape series. I listened to about six of the tapes and enjoyed your style and research very much. Thank you for your fair […]

  • Does Judaism Believe in Original Sin?

    Question: Dear Rabbi Singer, Does the Jewish faith have a teaching comparable to that of “original sin” in the Christian tradition? By this I mean the teaching that all human beings are born with an innate tendency to disobey God. In my particular Christian tradition, water baptism is required for the removal of this sin. […]